The following video encapsulates some of the most notable news stories from March 20, 2014. Our energy analysts, Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss everything from BP plc's (NYSE:BP) return to the Gulf of Mexico to a 37% increase in the amount of solar power capacity around the world. Check out the short clip below for more on these stories, among others.

The offshore drilling industry and this key player should have OPEC worried

This segment is from Tuesday's edition of "Digging for Value," in which sector analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss energy and materials news with host Alison Southwick. The twice-weekly show can be viewed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It can also be found on Twitter, along with our extended coverage of the energy & materials sectors @TMFEnergy.


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